The ethics of payments: Paper, plastic, or bitcoin?

Individuals and businesses make numerous payments every day. They sometimes have choices about what forms of payment to make or accept, and at other times are effectively forced to use a particular form. Often there is an asymmetric power relationship between payer and payee that raises the issue of whether one side unfairly exploits the other. This article explores ethical implications involved in payments, including wage payments to payroll cards.

  • Date: 24/09/2014
  • Sector: Any
  • Topics: Digital technology, Inclusive finance, Sustainable enterprises, Workers' rights
  • Regions: Global
  • Resource type: Publications
  • Institutions: Journal of Business Ethics